Thu, Aug 28, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing Weekly

Asset gap between large and small hedge fund widened: hedge fund news, week 38

Saturday, September 22, 2012

In the week-ending 21 Sept. 2012, it was reported that British hedge fund firm Polygon has recently launched a mining fund; former head trader at Touradji Capital Paul Crone started a metals hedge fund for Citrine Capital; Four Elements Capital launched last week the Precious Metals Element Program to invest in gold and related metals; former MF Global head of equity derivatives Daniel Bystrom and Neil Boyarsky said they plan to launch an equity volatility hedge fund firm called Hawksfield Capital; Zadig Asset Management portfolio manager Jonathan Herbert has set up London-based Cologny Advisors, a €25m new hedge fund; Zen Capital Management said it was preparing to launch a true global macro hedge fund, the Zen Capital Management Global Fund.

Goldman Sachs Asset Management launched three UCITS funds based on the S&P's GIVI indices concept.

New York-based Lasair Capital announced that its long/short equity strategy hedge fund would wind down.

The RBC Hedge 250 Index was up +1.06% (est.) in August (+3.81% YTD); the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index gained 0.81% (+3.7% YTD); the Barclay Hedge Fund Index was up 1.09% (+4.20% YTD); the Barclay CTA Index was down 0.33% (+1.34% YTD); the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished up 0.84% (+4.52% YTD); the Emanagers Total Index advanced 0.99% (+4.79% YTD); the Newedge CTA index was down 1.24% in August, +0.84% YTD; the EDHEC-Risk Alternative Indexes reveal strong August returns; and Alix Capital launched six new investable alternative UCITS indices.

Swiss CTA shop Amplitude Capital ......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing
  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Study shows what resonates with investors: 'Unwavering', 'passionate' beats 'committed', 'dedicated' and more surprises[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: A new study by Pershing Square, a unit of BNY Mellon company, showed that an effective value proposition strengthens audience connections and fosters growth, yet many advisors have had little objective guidance in formulating such statements until now. In the

  2. Hedge fund assets decline in July - eVestment[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Total assets in hedge funds declined in July and dropped 0.49%, marking the industry's second monthly asset decline in 2014, according to the latest asset flows data from eVestment. Despite the asset decline, total industry AUM remained above the $3 trillion

  3. AIMA makes 'the case for hedge funds'[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry body,

  4. Managed futures' global diversification is important in next phase of economic recovery[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The global diversification provided by managed futures may prove to be extremely valuable as the markets enter the next phase of the economic recovery, said Campbell & Company, a pioneer in absolute return invest

  5. Ex-UBS prop trader's hedge fund Manikay Partners eyes UK launch[more]

    From eFinancialnews.com: Manikay Partners, a $1.7 billion US multi-strategy hedge fund set up in 2008 by a proprietary trader from UBS with backing from Goldman Sachs, is planning to open in the UK. New York-based Manikay's move into Europe comes after Financial News revealed on Monday that Aurelius